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Winners and losers
Stocks in the green today include Weight Watchers after reporting its subscriber base grew 20% and raised its full-year outlook; GoPro as the action camera maker reported a smaller loss than expected and said it’s on track to launch its new Hero6 camera by the holidays; and Yelp, with the reviews site surprising investors with a profit instead of an expected loss. Also, Yelp announced a $200 million stock buyback and a deal to sell its Eat24 business to GrubHub.
Stocks in the red today include Shake Shack as comparable store sales for the burger chain fell nearly 2%; Activision Blizzard as the Call of Duty and World of Warcraft game publisher’s full-year guidance missed the mark; and Viacom, with shares getting hit as the media giant reported a drop in ad revenue driven by weak affiliate sales.